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NJT - DB Draw

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DB Draw

Photo taken by Adam Elmquist

View this photo at panoramio.com

BH Photo #257885

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Description 

Used by Boonton line trains from 1963 to 2002, when the Montclair Connection rendered this line surplus.

Facts 

Overview
Pratt through truss bridge over Hackensack River on Erie Railroad (abandoned)
Location
Hudson County, New Jersey
Status
Closed to all traffic
History
Built 1899; removed from service 2002
Railroads
- Commuter Rail
- Erie Lackawanna Railroad (EL)
- Erie Railroad (ERIE)
- New Jersey Transit (NJT)
- New York & Greenwood Lake Railway (1878-1943) (NYGL)
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
Design
Pratt through truss
Also called
Erie - Hackensack River Swing Bridge
EL - DB Draw
NJT - Hackensack River Swing Bridge
Erie - DB Draw
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.75832, -74.09373   (decimal degrees)
40°45'30" N, 74°05'37" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/576497/4512323 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Weehawken
Inventory number
BH 52334 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 30, 2019: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • March 7, 2019: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • July 1, 2013: Photo imported by Dave King
  • May 3, 2012: Added by Frank Hicks

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